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Meet your lecturers

Willy Bessems

Classical Horn / Methodology Horn

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Will Sanders

Classical Horn

Will Sanders was born in the Netherlands.

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Curriculum

Curriculum

Major Horn

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Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Main Subject and Components related to the Main Subject

45

49

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Main Subject - Classical Instrument

40

44

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Ensemble, including projects

5

5

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-

Free Space

2

2

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-

Free Space

2

2

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Personal and Professional Development

2

2

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Personal Development Plan

2

2

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Research Skills

8

7

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Master Project

8

7

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Social Positioning & Communication

3

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Your Art as a Business Basic Course

2

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Your Art as a Business Electives

1

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Before you apply

Admission
requirements

Pre-audition video requirements:

For the pre-audition, the candidate needs to record two video’s that contains:

  • Video 1: A short introduction of him/herself in English: talk about your musical experiences, your motivation to study music, your main subject and why you choose to audition at Conservatorium Maastricht.
  • Video 2: A recording of the audition programme in one take, in fixed camera position without any editing. The candidate’s face and body should be clearly visible. At the start of the video, the candidate announces his/her Zuyd student number and the programme he or she will perform.

The video’s should be uploaded to an online platform such as YouTube.com or Vimeo.com. It is the candidates responsibility to make sure that the video links work.

Audition requirements for a Bachelor audition

Recital Pieces 
Two recital pieces: concerto, sonata or solo piece of contrasting character, having the level of the following pieces:

  • W.A. Mozart: Horn concerto no. 4
  • R. Strauss: Horn concerto no. 1 op. 11
  • H. Neuling: Bagatelle
  • R. Schumann: Adagio and Allegro
  • V.D. Kirchner; Tre Poemi
  • O. Messiaen: appèl interstellaire

 

Four Orchestral excerpts
Student prepares 4 orchestral excerpts that are regularly asked in auditions for orchestral jobs.
The excerpts have to be from different historical styles